The central Sahel is facing one of the world's fastest growing displacement crises. More than 2.7 million people have been forced to flee and at least 13.4 million need humanitarian assistance.
UNHCR is calling for concerted international action to end armed conflict in Africa’s Central Sahel region, which has forced more than 2.5 million people to flee their homes in the last decade.
The Sahel is facing one of the fastest growing displacement crises in the world. More than 2.7 million people have fled violence in the region and at least 13.4 million people are in dire need of humanitarian assistance
This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Boris Cheshirkov – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.
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